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Tag: "carbon emissions"

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Could Australia become a dumping ground for high-emission vehicles?

Could Australia become a dumping ground for high-emission vehicles?

The White Paper has left out one obvious policy that could help: mandatory greenhouse emissions standards for all imported new and second-hand vehicles.

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BP's extreme climate forecast puts energy giant in a bind

BP’s extreme climate forecast puts energy giant in a bind

BP Energy Outlook calls into question role BP and other international fossil fuel companies are playing in adapting to a carbon-constrained future.

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Australia could double its energy productivity by 2030: report

Australia could double its energy productivity by 2030: report

Switching to alternative energy sources, such as renewables, and using more electric cars could double Australia’s energy productivity.

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US solar generation doubled in 2014, renewable output grew 11%

US solar generation doubled in 2014, renewable output grew 11%

And that’s not counting rooftop solar or distributed renewables.

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February carbon dioxide levels average 400ppm for first time

February carbon dioxide levels average 400ppm for first time

For the first time, the February monthly average carbon dioxide levels at the Mauna Loa Observatory have passed 400ppm.

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Why uncontrolled climate change may be an ultimate limit to growth

Why uncontrolled climate change may be an ultimate limit to growth

Sustainability is possible over the next century, but only if we control climate change.

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Graph of the Day: Mapping global carbon emissions

Graph of the Day: Mapping global carbon emissions

Latest report on global carbon emissions released this week revealed that carbon dioxide emissions will likely reach 40 billion tonnes this year.

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Ross Garnaut: China to reach 'peak coal' for electricity by 2015

Ross Garnaut: China to reach ‘peak coal’ for electricity by 2015

China’s use of coal for electricity could peak as early as next year, then decline until 2020 in a turnaround of “global importance”.

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Shifting to renewable energy can save consumers money

Shifting to renewable energy can save consumers money

Carbon emissions regulations for existing power plants are an opportunity for utility customers to save big with renewable energy.

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Australia's economy will suffer if no action on climate

Australia’s economy will suffer if no action on climate

Australia’s economy faces grave threats from climate change, but even bigger risks if there is no serious effort to cut emissions.

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US climate action - the truth about its 'costs'

US climate action – the truth about its ‘costs’

EPA guidelines quick to attract ire of climate change skeptics and myopic economists who fail to see forest for smog-obscured trees.